Meet Dr. Greg S. Fertik, Periodontist
Dr. Fertik grew up in Ithaca, a town in upstate New York. He has made North Carolina his home for over 20 years after attending Williams College in Massachusetts graduating Cum Laude in 1987. He attended dental school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a dental student, Dr. Fertik received the Annual Student Award of the American Academy of Periodontology and graduated with Honors in 1991. Dr. Fertik proceeded to specialty training and received his Masters Degree and Specialty Certificate at the University of North Carolina Periodontal Residency in 1994.
After his training, Dr. Fertik spent 3 years teaching and overseeing research as a Clinical Instructor and head of student Clinical Research Center at the UNC Department of Periodontics. In 1996, he moved to Western North Carolina and joined Dr. Shefter’s practice. He and his family love living here and providing services to the people of Western North Carolina.
Dr. Fertik is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Southern Academy of Periodontology, the North Carolina Society of Periodontists and the International Team for Implantology. He is also a member of the Buncombe County Dental Society and the Henderson County Dental Society. These memberships along with a strong commitment to continuing education allow him to always keep up-to-date in the latest technological, scientific and clinical advancements in the field of periodontology.
Dr. Fertik spends much of his spare time participating in family and community activities. He is married to his wife, Anne, and they have two active boys. He enjoys coaching and participating in his boys’ many activities as well as golf, skiing, hiking and using his creativity in his hobby as an amateur chef.
In our practice, Dr. Fertik strives to provide excellence in periodontal and dental implant care in a comfortable and caring environment. We pride ourselves in taking time with each patient to educate, answer all questions and make sure they are comfortable with all aspects of their treatment so they can make good decisions, achieve their goals, and obtain the best results possible.